Visualising how Italy and England beat 22 different groups within the race for the Euro 2020 last.
When: July 11, 2021
The place: Wembley Stadium, London
Kick-off: 19:00 GMT
Italy tackle England within the last of the 2020 European Championship on Sunday.
As much as 60,000 followers are anticipated to pack London’s Wembley Stadium to see England of their maiden Euro last look.
Italy, who received the event in 1968, have gone from lacking out on the 2018 World Cup to creating it to the ultimate for the fourth time in historical past.
It comes on the again of an astonishing run of 33 matches unbeaten.
The European Championship is the second-most-watched soccer event on this planet after the soccer World Cup, with the 2016 continental event attracting greater than two billion TV viewers, in keeping with UEFA.
Italy vs England, the historical past
England and Italy final met in a pleasant 1-1 attract March 2018.
The 2 sides have an 82-year-long rivalry with their first match, a 1-1 draw, happening in Rome in 1933.
England dominated for the following 4 many years, not shedding a single match out of six in opposition to the Italians till 1973 after they misplaced 2-0 at Stadio Comunale in Turin.
Through the 1990 World Cup in Italy, the hosts received 2-1 within the third-place play-off.
The final time the 2 nations performed in a European Championship was in 2012 when Italy beat England 4-2 on penalties.
Either side have but to lose a sport on this version of the event.
Within the last-16, England beat Germany 2-0, whereas Italy defeated Austria 2-1.
Whereas England thrashed Ukraine 4-0 to achieve the semis, Italy had a better sport, beating top-ranked Belgium 2-1.
Through the semi-final in opposition to Denmark, England’s goalkeeper Jordan Pickford broke his nation’s 55-year file of 720 minutes with out conceding a objective … just some minutes earlier than England conceded the primary objective of the event,
England received 2-1, courtesy an own-goal and a controversial penalty, breaking Denmark’s hearts after that they had reached the final 4 regardless of shedding the opening two video games and midfielder Christian Ericksen who suffered cardiac arrest.
Italy’s semi-final match in opposition to Spain went to penalties which the previous received 4-2.
Italy eye second trophy, England first
The final time Italy received the event was in 1968. England shall be taking part in their first European Championship last.
The European Championship was first held in France in 1960. It was arrange as a knockout competitors with solely the highest 4 groups making it to the primary occasion.
Over time, the variety of taking part groups grew from 4 in 1960, eight in 1980, 16 in 1996 to 24 in 2016.
For the primary time in its historical past, the event was performed in 11 cities throughout Europe.
Spain and Germany have every received three Euros every.